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DRIVEBY INTERVIEW: Ruben Santiago-Hudson on August Wilson

Actor and playwright Ruben Santiago-Hudson explains his excitement for August Wilson and the launch of the August Wilson American Century Cycle, which will bring ALL ten of August Wilson’s extraordinary plays to life during live performances at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. The Lincoln Motor Company is the Signature Sponsor of the August Wilson American Century Cycle. The series, which will take audiences on a  journey through the 20th century African-American experience, will begin with Wilson’s Tony-nominated MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM (Monday, August 26) and conclude with RADIO GOLF (Saturday, September 28). Tickets: thegreenespace.org. (Photo: Brittney M. Walker)

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  1. […] Check out the launch party, sponsored by Lincoln Motor Company (photos) here and (video) here. […]

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  3. […] Check out the launch party, sponsored by Lincoln Motor Company (photos) here and (video) here. […]

  4. […] During a special launch event for the August Wilson American Century Cycle Celebration, hosted by Lincoln Motor Company at New York’s Jerome L. Greene Space, actress and director Michelle Shay publicly explored her intimate and spiritual relationship with August Wilson’s work. During the panel discussion and exclusive interview afterward, she described how powerful the playwright’s work has been in her life and for the Black community. Find out more information about the project right here. […]

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  7. […] Director Kenny Leon takes a moment to chat with us about the August Wilson American Century Cycle. The Century Cycle is being performed at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR and Lincoln Motor Company is the Signature Sponsor. Tthe August Wilson American Century Cycle is a series of dramatic readings of all ten of August Wilson’s plays which describe the post-slavery African-American experience decade by decade. Kenny Leon directed the performance of “Fences” on August 28, 2013 starring Ruben Santiago-Hudson. […]

  8. […] This time we interviewed Dr. Indira Etwaroo of The Greene Space about the space, August Wilson, and Ruben Santiago-Hudson. By way of reminder, the August Wilson American Century Cycle, is an effort to bring all ten of […]

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